Today's Highlights

Costs to Prolonging the War: Joseph Galloway
Portents of Failure: Alan Bock
The Final Act of Submission: Scott Ritter
Preventing Opposition to War: Sheldon Richman
Conspiracy, Collusion, War: Gordon Prather

 Behzad Yaghmaian

Will American Bombs Kill My Dream?: Iranian-American laments march to war

 Butler Shaffer

The American People Have Been Taken Over: By the U.S. Government

 Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr. and Aziz Huq

Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror

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Updated April 15, 2007 - 9:23 PM EDT
Bush: Unaware of Plans to Extend Tours
  Duration of Iraq Troop Buildup Uncertain
  US Troop Deaths Up 21 Percent in Iraq
Bloody Saturday: 154 Killed, 271 Wounded
  Sunday: 5 GIs, 77 Iraqis Killed; 135 Iraqis Wounded, UK Copters Downed
  Chaos in Baghdad, Uprising in the South
  Sadr's Bloc to Quit Govt Monday to Protest Occupation
  Carnage and Rioting Hit Karbala
  Sadr's Party Says Split From Iraq Govt Inevitable
Report: Iran Trains 'Thousands' of Iraq Insurgents
  US to Hold on to Iranians Despite Tehran Protests
  Eye on Iran, Rivals Pursuing Nuclear Power
Top Wolfowitz Postings Went to Iraq War Backers
  Wolfowitz's Allies Regroup but Leave Questions Unanswered
US Report: Marines Opened Fire on Afghans Civilians
Preventing Opposition to War
by Sheldon Richman
Politics Should Stop at the Soldier's Pen  by Jeremy Lott
Weekly Standard: Bush Should Have 'Near Dictatorial Power'  by Glenn Greenwald
The Final Act of Submission  by Scott Ritter
Conspiracy, Collusion, War
by Gordon Prather
Night Bus From Baghdad  by Pepe Escobar

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Iraqis Mourn Loss of Storied Baghdad Bridge
Suicide Bombers on Rampage in Iraq
Turkey Toughens Line Against Iraqi Kurds With Threat of Incursion
Clinton Says She'd Keep Some US Troops in Iraq
McCain Sees 'No Plan B' for Iraq War
300,000 Protest Islamic Hue of Turkish System
North Korea Gets More Time to Meet Nuclear Commitments
Damascus Denies Secret Israel Peace Talks
Iraq Combat, With Limits, Looms for Troubled Hybrid Aircraft
Today in Iraq
British Forces Kill Eight Gunmen in Southern Iraq
Iraq al-Qaeda Says Kidnaps 20 Soldiers, Policemen
Source: Two Iraqi Insurgent Leaders Killed
Baghdad CSI Work Terrifying
Saturday: 154 Iraqis Killed, 271 Injured
Global Iraq Fallout
Shell Ready to Return to Iraq After 35 Years
US Soldier in London to Avoid Iraq War
Wolfy at the World Bank
Wolfowitz Weakened as UK, Germany Criticize Him
Wolfowitz Clashed Repeatedly With World Bank Staff
Wolfowitz Dictated Girlfriend's Pay Deal
Woman in World Bank Controversy Working on Mideast Project
Wolfowitz Seeks African Leaders’ Backing
Wolfowitz's Critics Are Having a Field Day
The War at Home
Bush Slams Plan for Iraq Pullout Date
Dems Say They'll Get Their Way on Iraq
Iraq War and Other Issues Follow Lawmakers Home
2 Ejected From Bush Speech Posed a Threat, Lawyers Say
California Grandmother Blogs From Baghdad
US Military
Former Commander Backs Return of Military Draft
President’s Military Medical Care Panel Hears Frustrations of Soldiers Wounded in Iraq

Navy Shows Off Anti-Terror Dolphins

Fallujah Comes to California at US Army's 'Model Iraq'
Navy Contractor Gets Prison and $35,000 Penalty
Russian Police Arrest 170 in Crackdown on Putin Opponents
Police Detain Kasparov at Moscow March
Russian Chess Champ Plots Next Move
Ukraine Party Defector Denies He Precipitated Political Crisis
Italian Communists 'Sent Comrades to Die in the Gulag'
Americans Keep Dying
As Soldier Dies in Iraq, Father Loses 'Best Friend' (VA)
Navy Commander (PA) With Ties to Idaho Dies Near End of Duty
War Opponent Father Discusses Son's Sense of Duty (MA)
Expectant Dad Killed in Iraq (MA)
Widow: 'It Doesn't Seem Real' (MI)
Eustis (FL) GI Didn't Shy From Dangers of Hunting Insurgents
Kokomo (IN) Soldier Killed on Easter Sunday
Navy Seal From Michigan Killed in Combat
Maui (HI) Soldier Planned to Be a Mechanical Engineer
Army Soldier Killed in Iraq to Be Buried in Picayune (MS)
Idaho Sailor Killed Defusing Bombs in Iraq
Arizona Soldier Was 'Fiercely Proud' of His Decision to Enlist
For Levittown (NY) Soldier, Dreams End Too Soon
Military Police Officer From Puerto Rico Killed by IED
Soldier's Death Brings War Home to Fredericksburg (TX)
Villa Hills (KY) Sailor Killed in Iraq
Dad: 'He Was Just a Pretty Good Kid' (OK)
Valdosta (GA) Sailor Killed in Iraq
Soldier From Antelope Valley (CA) Had Special Place in Hearts
Medic (MN) Lived to Help Others, Died on Duty in Afghanistan
Roadside Bomb Claims Life of Army Ranger (NH)
New Mexico Family Loses Son (CA) to War in Iraq
San Luis (AZ) Soldier Dies in Third Tour of Iraq
Iran Unveils a Persian Gulf Security Plan
Custody Issue Boosts US-Iran Tension
Missing G-Man 'Jailed' in Iran?
King Abdullah: Iran Crisis 'Need to Be Contained'
UK Defense Secretary Browne Faces Axe Over Iran Row
No. 10 'Knew About Hostage Deal'
No Breakthrough Seen at Olmert-Abbas Jerusalem Talks
Egyptian Official: Israel Has Not Rejected Hamas' Prisoner List
Palestinians Approve Plan to Fight Lawlessness
Security Sources: Hamas Is Arming Islamic Jihad With Qassams
Palestinians to Request Control Over West Bank Cities
Gaza Municipal Workers' Strike Over Upaid Wages Spreads Across Strip
UK Reporters Union to Boycott Israel
Hezbollah Says UN Role Could Create 'Chaotic Lebanon'
PLO Acts to Contain Islamists in Lebanon Camp
UN Pushes for Tribunal on Lebanon Killings
Qatar PM: Our Foreign Policy Is Realistic
13 Including Seven Police Killed in Afghan Violence
Help US or We Die, French Pair Plead in Afghanistan Video
Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission – Investigation (.pdf)
Australian PM Asks Pakistan to Curb Taliban
Pakistan to Expel Afghan Refugees
American Journalist Missing in the Philippines
Muslim Rebels Kill Two in Philippines
US: North Korea Must Immediately Invite IAEA Inspectors
Chinese Satellite Kill Challenges US
Clashes at Kyrgyz Protests
Indonesia: Gambling That Tolerance Will Trump Fear
Leaders Rush to Contain Violence in Chad, Sudan
Militia Talks Could Reshape Darfur Conflict
Chad Says Wants Peace With Sudan but Will Hit Rebels
Sudanese Negotiators Support UN Helicopters in Darfur
Irregularities Spark Protests in Nigerian Vote
Voting in Nigeria Marked by Tumult
Voting Extended in Nigeria Polls
Millions Vote in Nigeria, but Intimidation Is Widespread
Nigerian Polls Bring Hope of Change in Chaotic Lagos
Suicide Bombers Strike North Africa Again
North Africa: Under Attack, and Relying on Repression
Somali Courts Leader Says to Target Peacekeepers
Ethiopia Denies Shipment From Korea Violated Ban
Uganda Promises Safety After Protest
Fijian Soldier Accuses Australia, US and Britain of Trying to Start Mutiny
Cuba: Ally Says Castro Has Resumed Some Duties
Ecuador, Ever Unstable, Prepares for New Leader's Plans

Justin Raimondo
McCain, the Militarist

Alan Bock
Portents of Failure

Doug Bandow
Savage Peace: Wilson's Failure

Charles Peña
Yankee, Go Home

Ivan Eland
A US-Made Mess in Somalia

David R. Henderson
How Much Is the Iraq War Costing You?

Philip Giraldi
Democrats Earn Their Stripes in the War Party

Nebojsa Malic
Forfeiting Nothing

Ran HaCohen
How to Live With Hunger

Praful Bidwai
From Horror, an Opportunity for Peace

Sascha Matuszak
From China to Cairo

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